Sport

Horses throw toads to win quirky British pub championship

Horses throw toads to win quirky British pub championship

Published 20/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - With the final brass “toad” nestled at the bottom of the hole, team members from the Black Horse club jumped in the [more…]

Britain’s Evans to return in Glasgow after doping ban

Britain’s Evans to return in Glasgow after doping ban

Published 16/04/2018

(Reuters) - Briton Dan Evans is set to return from a one-year doping ban as a wildcard entrant at this month’s ATP Challenger Tour event [more…]

F1 to set up fully-fledged local entity in China

F1 to set up fully-fledged local entity in China

Published 16/04/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Formula One’s planned Chinese joint venture will have its own marketing, licensing and media rights arms dedicated to growing the sport’s presence [more…]

Games: GOLDOC boss Beattie apologizes for closing ceremony ‘stuff-up’

Games: GOLDOC boss Beattie apologizes for closing ceremony ‘stuff-up’

Published 16/04/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - GOLDOC chairman Peter Beattie has apologized for a “stuff-up” at the closing ceremony of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after athletes were [more…]

Hasay out of Boston Marathon with heel injury

Hasay out of Boston Marathon with heel injury

Published 15/04/2018

(Reuters) - American Jordan Hasay, one of the top women’s challengers in Monday’s Boston Marathon, has withdrawn with a heel injury, officials said on Sunday. [more…]

Johnson beats Sandgren to defend Houston title

Johnson beats Sandgren to defend Houston title

Published 15/04/2018

(Reuters) - Sixth seed Steve Johnson beat Tennys Sandgren 7-6(2) 2-6 6-4 to successfully defend his title in an all-American final at the U.S. Men’s [more…]

Golf: Kodaira triumphs at Hilton Head for first PGA Tour win

Golf: Kodaira triumphs at Hilton Head for first PGA Tour win

Published 15/04/2018

(Reuters) - Japan’s Satoshi Kodaira birdied the third extra hole to beat South Korean Kim Si-woo in a playoff at the RBC Heritage in South [more…]

Tennis: Andujar thrashes Edmund to win Marrakech title

Tennis: Andujar thrashes Edmund to win Marrakech title

Published 15/04/2018

(Reuters) - Spain’s Pablo Andujar won the Grand Prix Hassan II claycourt title in Marrakech for the third time when he easily beat Britain’s Kyle [more…]

Manchester City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

Manchester City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

Published 15/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A week later than they would have preferred Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions on Sunday as second-placed Manchester United suffered [more…]

Golf: Rahm wins Spanish Open after leaping ahead of Dunne and Elvira

Golf: Rahm wins Spanish Open after leaping ahead of Dunne and Elvira

Published 15/04/2018

MADRID (Reuters) - World number four Jon Rahm won the Spanish Open to claim his third European Tour title on Sunday after holding his nerve [more…]